Top of the Vox: fans cheer on #ProteaFire ahead of cricket World Cup

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    “With AB De Villiers leading us, a victory cannot be too far off. I cannot wait to welcome them back at OR Tambo and play all their favourite jams. The Proteas have united South Africa, and even if we don’t win the World Cup, we have won something!”

    Proteas’ fans gave the South African national cricket team a flaming send-off to the cricket World Cup earlier in the week. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula aka “Mbaks” was in fine form, and is sure our boys will bring home the trophy. We hope he’s better at predicting cricket results than he is at soccer!

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